Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Problem Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem Management over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Problem Management
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 86 101
Rank change year-on-year +18 +15 -17
Contract jobs citing Problem Management 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.74% 0.088% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.11% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
South Wales median daily rate £350 £150 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +133.33% -44.19% -5.29%
10th Percentile £120 £145 £250
90th Percentile £407 £155 £291
Wales median daily rate £269 £150 £269
% change year-on-year +79.17% -44.19% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 - -

Problem Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 792 948 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 83.54% 83.75% 81.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 682 810
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £225 £235
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
% change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 34
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.38 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.40% +15.75% +9.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.46 £9.58
90th Percentile £51.50 £61.25 £35.33
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -5.86%

Problem Management
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Problem Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Problem Management in South Wales

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Problem Management in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem Management in South Wales

Problem Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Management in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem Management in South Wales

Problem Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem Management in South Wales

Problem Management
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +3 7 £350 +133.33% 1
Problem Management
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Problem Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Problem Management.

1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) iptables
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Proactive Management
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) Lotus
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports

Problem Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
1 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement Business Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Deskside Support
1 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
1 1 (14.29%) Release Management Support
1 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
1 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Unix Scripter
1 1 (14.29%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Proactive Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) iptables
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) NFS
3 1 (14.29%) Postfix
3 1 (14.29%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Lotus
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) BT
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds